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Tag: Mormon Church
June 5, 2012 | 11:26 pm
June 3, 2012 | 8:52 pm
Remember all the negative attention that Mormons got for donating to California’s Prop. 8? For the first time Sunday, some members of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints joined in the Utah Pride Parade, with about 350 Mormons marching alongside Utah’s LGBT community.
May 28, 2012 | 12:04 am
March 20, 2012 | 6:47 pm
Like Frank Bruni last month, Maureen Dowd spills New York Times news ink talking about how Mitt Romney can’t shake the feeling that he is a bottled up, out of touch presidential candidate, and in large part because he won’t talk about his Mormon faith, which is so central to his...
March 9, 2012 | 10:19 am
The Mormon Church is restricting access to its genealogical records relating to Holocaust victims in a move to protect their names from posthumous baptisms.
“The church is committed to preventing the misguided practice of submitting the names of Holocaust victims and prominent...
March 4, 2012 | 11:09 pm
February 29, 2012 | 11:03 am
February 27, 2012 | 12:29 am
February 26, 2012 | 2:58 pm
Recently the issue of the Mormon church engaging in posthumous conversions has resurfaced. The Wall Street Journal reports that:
“Researchers recently discovered that Mormons had similarly baptized the parents of famed Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal, whose mother died in a Nazi...
January 23, 2012 | 11:04 am
December 11, 2008 | 1:13 amProposition 8
Thank you for printing Supervisor Yaroslavsky's eloquent piece ("Proposition 8 and 'The Will of the People,'" Nov. 28). While I fully respect the concept of the will of the people, I understand that America ensures that when the will of the people seeks to...
November 26, 2008 | 5:38 pmModerate Proposal
I am disgusted at Rob Eshman's opinion piece exposing author Christopher Hitchen's drinking to the public ("A Moderate Proposal" Nov. 21). It's not only disrespectful but irrelevant to the story and serves only to show Eshman's lack of decency and tact -- an...